February 2, 2014 Blog IMG

The paradoxical thing about being a leader -- a person people want to follow -- is that your ability to stand alone and do what you do is the quality that attracts followers. You can't be a leader

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January 23, 2014 Blog IMG

I'm writing this from the sidelines of a gym in Coconut Grove, watching a high school rec league game. One of the coaches of the teams here doesn't talk. Oh, he speaks -- it's just a loud yell every t

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November 10, 2013 Blog IMG

Whitlock: Martin Walked Into Twisted World Brian Phillips: Man Up The above linked articles are tree because they are the two best pieces of writing I've read on this situation. I'm not going to

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July 14, 2013 Blog IMG

I, like you, have certain ways about me -- the way I like to work, my preferred methods of communication. No two people, of course, do everything the same way. As I have grown and learned, the best wa

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June 5, 2012 Blog IMG

I have heard, and I believe, that the amount of happiness in a person's life is directly related to the amount of control one feels they have over their life's events. An athlete that has control o

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April 18, 2012 Blog IMG

Learning Concepts I got this concept in one of my classes and I thought it had some training value for those of you working on learning basketball or any new skill.  There are three domains where

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March 12, 2012 Blog IMG

Being a Penn State (Altoona) graduate, i was shocked just like everyone else when the Sandusky Scandal hit Happy Valley -- as for the fallout, we all know about that. The following is a letter receive

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February 8, 2012 Blog IMG

This is from my Books page, on which you will find reviews of all of my favorites. "You can't have a tribe without a leader, and you can't be a leader without a tribe." I don't remember how I

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January 26, 2012 Blog IMG

I'd like to introduce you all to Jared, a nursing student and basketball enthusiast, who happens to have a wealth of knowledge about the mental side of the game. I feel that offering the perspectives

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February 28, 2011

One afternoon in 2005 or so, I was in the Fort Washington LA Fitness playing some games of 21 and 1-on-1 with a couple of kids who were probably 19 or 20 years old. After the last game an impromptu du

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